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'''Aristotle''' (;[http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/aristotle "Aristotle"] entry in ''Collins English Dictionary'', HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. , ''Aristotélēs''; 384–322 BC)That these undisputed dates (the first half of the Olympiad year 384/383 BC, and in 322 shortly before the death of Demosthenes) are correct was shown already by August Boeckh (''Kleine Schriften'' VI 195); for further discussion, see Felix Jacoby on ''FGrHist'' 244 F 38. Ingemar Düring, ''Aristotle in the Ancient Biographical Tradition'', Göteborg, 1957, . was a Greeks|Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira (ancient city)|Stagira, Chalkidiki|Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus (father of Aristotle)|Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. At...
Birth date384 BC Stagira (ancient city)|Stagira,
Chalcidice (Chalkidiki),
Northern Greece
Death date{{nowrap|322 BC (aged 62)
Euboea, Greece}}
NationalityGreeks|Greek
EraAncient philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
School tradition{{Unbulleted list |Peripatetic school |Aristotelianism}}
Main interests{{hlist|Biology|Zoology}} {{hlist|Physics|Metaphysics}} {{hlist|Logic|Ethics|Rhetoric}} {{hlist|Music|Poetry|Theatre}} {{hlist|Politics|Government}}
Notable ideas{{Unbulleted list |Golden mean (philosophy)|Golden mean |Aristotelian logic |Syllogism |Hexis |Hylomorphism |On the Soul|Theory of the soul}}
Influences{{hlist |Parmenides |Socrates |Plato |Heraclitus |Democritus}}
Influenced{{longitem|Virtually all subsequent Western philosophy, Christian philosophy and pre-Age of Enlightenment|Enlightenment science; also much Islamic philosophy|Islamic and Jewish philosophy (see List of writers influenced by Aristotle)}}
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